Tag Archives: global warming

GM anti-bike ads get an F on College campuses

Just had to jump on this two-wheeled bandwagon for folks who might not have seen the furor over the ad campaign that General Motors (GM) has been running on college campuses this Fall. In a cynical and tone-deaf effort to appeal to today’s “disaffected” youth, the ad campaign, titled “Reality Sucks – Luckily the GM […] … learn more→

Growing something out of nothing

Fears of global warming and its impact on our environment have left scientists scrambling to decrease levels of atmospheric carbon we humans produce. Now, Tel Aviv University researchers are doing their part to reduce humanity\’s carbon footprint by successfully growing forests in the most unlikely place — deep in Israel\’s Aravah Desert. With environmental \”extras\” […] … learn more→

Why Greens hate hard-sell

Imagine going down the road in your eco-friendly hybrid car (or better yet, your public transit conveyance or your bicycle), listening to some earnest musician\’s song about global warming. All of a sudden, this commercial is screaming at you: Go green today! Act NOW to lock in your savings! Call 800-555-CASH or visit www.CashBackEnergySavings.com. That\’s […] … learn more→

Did global warming cause Hurricane Irene?

Like many people, I spent the last weekend in August mesmerized by the steady progress of hurricane Irene as she followed the script so carefully laid out by the National Weather Service’s Hurricane Tracking Center. Not too long ago, hurricane prediction was more like trying to guess the direction that an improvisational theatrical performance was […] … learn more→